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or airplanes. he stressed the u.s. is diplomatically supporting the no-fly zone, not the enforcement itself. no american troops on the ground, no american planes, no enforcement itself, that's what we know. what we don't know is a lot bigger. joining us now, eugene robinson, pulitzer prize winning columnist for "the washington post." thanks for being here. >> good evening, chris. >> what do you make of president obama's remarks on libya today? are we now at war? was that the communication? even coming away from it, i had a hard time answering that question for myself. >> when i heard the president's speech, i thought gee, we might be, and here is why. he said very clearly that as far as he's concerned and the united states is concerned, gadhafi has lost the legitimacy to lead. he forfeited the right to be president of libya, and he set these demands, gadhafi has to stop, he has to withdraw, these are not negotiable and there will be consequences. so that to me says we are going to use force to make gadhafi do what we want him to do. >> and of course, if he doesn't do what we want him to do,
. is there a contradiction in what this mission is? because we've heard from u.s. officials gadhafi has lost legitimacy, they want him out, but the security council resolution talks about protecting civilians. what's the mission? >> if you talk to u.s. officials, they say the mission immediately is to stop the violence against the civilians. but then they also talk about a series of kind of stages that, in in other words, sequencing is the word they're using, one step at a time. they say okay, we're going to try to freeze his advance, especially to benghazi, and continue to tighten the noose in other ways. so they're freely admitting it make take some time to get him to step down, if he each does. i just got some new information from a senior u.s. official. we're here at the airport about to take off with hillary clinton to paris to that meeting on libya. he said that the libyans were still reaching out to the united states. in fact, the foreign minister musa kusa has been calling officials in the united states and they continue to say we're going to have a cease-fire, we're going to have a cease-fire.
said in a potential intervention would come with regret. u.s. and allied forces meeting in paris to talk about potential military action. president obama said yesterday that the united states will take part in a no-flight effort. -- no-fly effort. we want to get your thoughts on the u.s. joined the no-fly effort. here is how you can contribute this morning. here iare the numbers at the bottom of your screen. the president announcing yesterday in a statement about the united states supporting a no-fly zone. this has been done by several allies. we will take a look at the headlines on "washington journal" this morning. mr. obama sketched out an american military role. -- rule. you have probably seen other headlines this morning as well. meetings are going on to talk about the strategy with the united states and other allied forces. the president made the statement yesterday about joining the no- fly zone effort. he spoke about what the united states will not do. here is what he had to say. >> i want to be clear about what we will not be doing. the united states is not going to depl
, thank you very much. please stay safe there. >>> is the u.s. response to libya's civil war too little too late? joining me is general richard meyers, former chairman of the joint chiefs. and general mark kimmitt, former assistant secretary of state for political and military affairs. if i may start with you, general. it would seem that we are very, very close now to air strikes against gadhafi. is that your reading of what's going on? >> in reading the president's statement, i think for sure a no-fly zone and perhaps strikes against some of the libyan capabilities being used against the opposition, yes. i think that's what you read into it for sure. >> i'm going to play a very short clip here from what the president said today. >> the resolution that passed lays out very clear conditions that must be met. the united states, the united kingdom, france, and arab states agree that a cease-fire must be implemented immediately. let me be clear. these terms are not negotiable. these terms are not subject to negotiation. if gadhafi does not comply with the resolution, the international commu
. >> i don't think there is truth to the allegations. they have been engaged with the u.s. administration and proximity talks and direct talks. we offered proposals and inside and suggestions that until today we have not received a single response compromises we have made in 1988 when we accepted the establishment of the palestinian state in the west bank gaza and the capital. that's 22% of what used to be historic palestine they are resoring to the excuses not to confront the truth that there has to be an end to the occupation of the people. we are hearing the no partner slogan again. the same thing we heard when they were engaged with israelis i think they are all avoiding engaging the palestinians and reaching a solution to end the conflict. >> what do you think of his general view that hamas is simply not an organization and he can ever have anything to do with it? if you insist on putting representatives into government, they can't be a deal. >> this is an israeli viewpoint and hamas is a political force within the society. the palestinian president launched an initiative and we have
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